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Introduction to Confocal Laser Scanning Microscopy
(dt. Einführung in die konfokale Laserscan-Mikroskopie)

Level, degree of commitment Profile module, compulsory elective module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Seminar „Einführung in die konfokale Laserscan-Mik,
180 hours (seminar: 10 h recitation class: 40 h private study inkl. Vorbereitung, digitaler Aufbereitung des Bildmaterials and Ablegen der Prüfungen: 130 h)
Credit points,
formal requirements
6 CP
Course requirement(s): 2 presentations
Examination type: Protocol
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program B.Sc. Biologie.
4-5 Wochen,
Jedes 2. Semester, during the lecture-free period des Wintersemesters (Februar/März); 2 Nachtermine halbtags (März/April n.V.)
Person in charge of the module's outline Grolig (V), Schachtner, Trebels


In the seminar.

Theoretical and technical fundamentals of fluorescence and confocal laser scanning microscopy as well as their areas of application, introduction to the basics of digital image processing

In the exercise

Application and analysis possibilities of the confocal laser scanning microscope using examples; basics of immunocytochemistry and vital fluorescence labeling, preparation of digital image material with image processing software for display/analysis.

Qualification Goals

Students are introduced to the theoretical and technical principles of fluorescence and confocal laser scanning microscopy and the fundamentals of digital image processing. Examples are used to demonstrate application and analysis possibilities of the confocal laser scanning microscope and the image processing software used.




Module imported from B.Sc. Biologie.

When studying B.Sc. Mathematics, this module can be attended in the study area Minor subject Biology.

Recommended Reading

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